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The graphic above shows typical ebola scare material.
At a mid-October press conference the World Health Organization’s executive director Ian Smith declared that the current Ebola outbreak is “the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times.”
Really? Worse than the Spanish flu of 1918-19? Extrapolated to today’s world population, that would mean 60 million to 150 million deaths. Worse than AIDS, with its 35 million deaths?
Why was the deadly flu of 1918-1919 called the Spanish flu?
To maintain morale, wartime censors minimized early reports of illness and deaths in the United States, Germany, Britain, and France but newspapers were free to report the epidemic's effects in neutral Spain, creating a false impression that Spain was especially hit hard creating the outbreaks nickname Spanish flu.
The “soon” in that warning from Bruce Aylward of the World Health Organization was “by the first week in December.”
The WHO has now reported cases for that period. Total: 529. It was no fluke; the average over the last three weeks was 440.
We were lied to.
The Ebola epidemic peaked a full month before those press conferences, in mid-September. Says who? The WHO. In its data, which is available to anybody with Internet access.
It peaked at the same time the WHO was demanding a billion dollars to prevent the epidemic from getting far worse — and before President Obama pledged $1.26 billion and sent in the troops and the European Union pledged another $1.26 billion.
We were indeed lied to and it was about money and media attention!
French doctors may soon have the right to put terminally-ill patients into a deep sleep until they die.
Apart from Belgium, the Netherlands and Switzerland, few countries in the world explicitly permit euthanasia or assisted suicide.
In France, a 2005 law permits "passive euthanasia", where a person causes death by withholding or withdrawing treatment that is necessary to maintain life.
Two members of parliament have suggested they go a step further and
The proposals by the two MPs – one from the ruling Socialists, the other from the opposition UMP – allow doctors to couple passive euthanasia with "deep and continuous sedation" for terminally-ill patients who are conscious and whose treatment is not working or for those who decide to stop taking medication.
Patients who are not able to make decisions could in certain circumstances also be placed into deep, permanent sleep.
The Department of Health & Human Services has found a new way to promote ObamaCare.
ObamaCare ads will now appear on 7-Eleven receipts at more than 7,000 stores nationwide as government health officials expand their outreach in the second year of healthcare sign-ups.
Information about ObamaCare sign-ups will appear on the bottom of receipts for anyone using a mobile payment company called PayNearMe, which allows bank-less customers to pay in stores like 7-Eleven and Family Dollar.
Ever used a payment service called PayNearMe?
Ever heard of a payment service called PayNearMe?
Anyway, you will need to use that payment company to read the ObamaCare advertisement.
Sounds like that will be about as effective as placing bumper sticker ads on Yugo’s.
Shown below are some of the findings from a Fox News poll released Wednesday:
Few American voters feel their family is better off under ObamaCare, and a record number would repeal the law if they could.
In addition, if comments by one of the health care law’s authors about lying to “stupid” Americans are true, over half of voters think President Obama or other administration officials are responsible for that deception.
Senator Tom Harkin (pictured) of Iowa, one of Obamacare's co-authors, regrets passing the law:
“We had the power to do it in a way that would have simplified healthcare, made it more efficient and made it less costly and we didn’t do it,” Harkin told The Hill. “So I look back and say we should have either done it the correct way or not done anything at all.
“What we did is we muddle through and we got a system that is complex, convoluted, needs probably some corrections and still rewards the insurance companies extensively,” he added.